Lauren Kalman is a visual artist whose practice is invested in contemporary craft, video, photography and performance. Through her work she investigates beauty, adornment, body image, value, and consumer culture. She has been awarded residencies at the Bemis Center, the Australian National University, the Corporation of Yaddo, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Brush Creek Arts Foundation, Haystack, and Santa Fe Art Institute. She has received Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation, Puffin Foundation West and ISE Cultural Foundation Emerging Curator grants.
Museum of Fine Arts Boston
The Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Museum of American Art
Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR
The Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
Contemporary Art Museum Houston, TX
deCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI